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Converting AIFF files to MP3 with iTunes

I thought that just like I have needed this, someone else might 🙂

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How to type accents on the mac

Often, Spanish and French students and teachers ask me how to type accents and other punctuation marks on their Macs. Here it is: ´ (accute accent) Opt-e, then vowel ` (grave accent) Opt-`, then vowel ˆ (circumflex) Opt-i, then vowel … Continue reading

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How to password protect a video using Vimeo

Part of the school’s new social media policy requires you to password protect any images or videos of identifiable students or student work. You may also be aware that YouTube does not readily allow you to password protect videos (you … Continue reading

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My closet of web bookmarklet ninja tricks

Yesterday, I did a repeat of theWebsurfing Ninja Class I gave last summer. This time, the five attendees were wowed by all the cool things you can do with little javascript bookmarklets, and so I thought I would share my … Continue reading

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How to separate audio from a video track in iMovie

Have you ever wanted to view a video without hearing the audio? Have you ever wanted to hear a video without seeing the video? If you have a video (either something of your own or a video downloaded from the … Continue reading

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Teachers in Teams–A report from Little Rock

Though this post isn’t particularly helpful to new Mac Users (but I AM typing this on my new Mac), I want faculty to know about the good work your colleagues are doing to learn more about collaborative teacher teams. Lauren … Continue reading

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Managing your “Home” screen in Google Docs

If it looks like someone has hacked your GoogleDocs account recently, inserting dozens of files in your “Home” screen, there’s an easy remedy. Your Grade Chairs have recently shared documents with you for each child in the Junior High.  Actually, … Continue reading

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